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Once upon a time, the chance to go to Great American Ball Park and watch the Reds play a win-or-go-home game in the playoffs would have been the chance of a lifetime for fans in Cincinnati. The franchise hadn't played one since 1975, and that was at...
Tribune Newspaper CriticA couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Tags: Ed Walsh, Kerry Wood, Stan Musial, Jesse Crain, Robin Roberts
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
Tribune baseball reporterTrue to his style as a Sherwin-Williams kind of guy, Ryne Sandberg won't try to describe his 16-year career as some masterwork by Picasso. He would rather not discuss it at all. "You're asking me to brag about myself," Sandberg said Tuesday when asked if...
Tags: Voting, Sports, Nellie Fox, Carlton Fisk, Dick Allen
WatchdogMSG will begin re-running ESPN's "Bronx is Burning" series at 9 p.m. Sunday night, with extensive supplementary interviews the network has dubbed the "Summer of '77." Not surprisingly, Reggie Jackson's sitdown with his old friend and teammate Fran Healy...
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThe rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
The Fabulous ForumBASKETBALL LEGEND: The "Larry Bird exception" to the NBA salary cap got its name from the Celtics being the first team to go over the salary cap to re-sign one of their players, namely Larry Bird. STATUS: False. In 1983,......
Sentinel Sports Now» Orlando Sentinel – Sentinel Sports NowFollowing the tradition of perfect pitched MLB games, Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden will present the Top Ten list on David Letterman Tuesday night....
Jan. 3, 1973 - Heads group that purchases Yankees from CBS Inc. Sept. 30, 1973 - Manager Ralph Houk resigns, the first of 20 managerial changes under Steinbrenner through 1995. Aug. 30, 1974 - Fined $15,000 by U.S. District Court in Cleveland...
Tags: Heart Attack, Sports, Fainting, Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson
Web ReporterHe was baseball's bombastic Boss. He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships. He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again....
George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
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